Novell Inc., the Provo-based computer networking company, has opened a new 32,000 square-foot sales and operation and education center in the Salt Lake International Center.

Susan Richards, community and employee communications manager, said the new office has 150 employees with more scheduled to be hired.The new office has a demonstration center where potential customers can fly into the Salt Lake International Airport and quickly go to Novell's new office and look at the products.

Richards said Novell now has 30 offices in the United States and in eight foreign countries. The company has 300,000 operating computer networking systems and 3 million users.